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How to reach Port Blair

Port Blair is a union territory located south east to India. It is situated in the middle of Bay of Bengal. So the only way one can reach there is through air or by sea.

Port Blair By Ship

port blair by ship The Andaman and Nicobar islands are situated in the middle of Bay of Bengal. Therefore the experience of reaching Andaman and Nicobar islands through ship should not be missed. There are Passenger ships which connect the main cities on the south eastern coast of India, like Vishakapatnam, Kolkatta and Chennai to Port Blair. These ships are available to all on regular basis.

On an average, there are 3 or 4 ships available in a month to travel from Chennai, Kolkatta to Port Blair. Only one ship is available to travel from Vishakhapatnam to Port Blair in month. Port blair by ship journey takes around 3 days to complete. A ship normally halts for 2 days at the seaport and then starts a reverse journey back from Port Blair to Chennai, Kolkatta and Vishakhapatnam. More details of Port Blair by Ship

Port Blair By Air

port blair by air To travel to Port Blair, Indian Union territory, it is most convenient to avail flights at the Pot Blair airport. Port Blair is connected by air to major cities of India like Chennai and Kolkatta. A few major airlines that operate such flights are Air Deccan, Jet Airways and Indian Airlines.

All foreign nationals can stay upto 30 days, this can further be extended by 15 days with permission. They need a permit to stay which can be obtained from the immigration authorities at Port Blair either by air or sea. Permit can also be obtained from the Foreigners Registration Offices at Delhi, Mumbai, Chennai, Kolkatta who are the immigration authorities at the airports at Delhi, Mumbai, Chennai and Calcutta. More details of Port Blair by Air

How to Reach Port Blair from Chennai

Port Blair can be reached from Chennai through either ship or flight

Chennai to Port Blair Ship

Regular passenger ships are available from Chennai to Port Blair and back. There are 3 - 4 sailings every month from Chennai to Port Blair and vice-versa. The journey takes about 3 - 4 days (50 - 60 hrs ideally). After the journey the ships normally berths at Port Blair for 2 - 3 days.

Chennai Port Blair Ship Fare

Port Blair By Ship
M. V. Nicobar
M. V. Nancowry
M. V. Swaraj Dweep

Chennai to Port Blair ship fare

Deluxe Cabin (AC) - Rs. 8020
"A" Class Cabin (AC) - Rs. 6640
"B" Class Cabin (AC) - Rs. 5280
Bunk (AC) - Rs. 2060

Chennai to Port Blair Flight

Airline Name
From
Departure
Arrival
Arrival At
Travel Time
9W-613 (Jet Air)
Chennai
10:15
12:20
Port Blair
2h 5m
SG-917 (Spicejet)
Chennai
10:20
12:25
Port Blair
2h 5m
G8-301(Go Air)
Chennai
08:15
10:30
Port Blair
2h 15m
S2-3931 (JetKonnect)
Chennai
10:15
12:20
Port Blair
2h 5m
AI-549 (Air India)
Chennai
05:00
07:10
Port Blair
2h 10m


How to reach Port Blair from Delhi

Port Blair can be reached from Delhi through either ship or flight. For reaching Port Blair through flight you can aboard a direct flight from Delhi to Port Blair. It takes around 5 hours for reaching Port Blair from Delhi through air. For reaching Port Blair through ship, you'll have to travel to Chennai, Kolkatta or Vishakapatnam, through air, road or rail and from there you can aboard a ship to reach Port Blair. It taked around 3-4 days to reach Port Blair through ship.


Kolkatta to Port Blair by air

Airline Name
From
Departure
Arrival
Arrival At
Travel Time
SG-525 (Spicejet)
Kolkata
11:35
13:35
Port Blair
2h 0m
AI-787 (Air India)
Kolkata
05:30
07:35
Port Blair
2h 5m
G8-101(Go Air)
Kolkata
09:00
11:10
Port Blair
2h 10m
S2-5767 (JetKonnect)
Kolkata
09:25
11:35
Port Blair
2h 10m
9W-901 (Jet Air)
Kolkata
09:25
11:35
Port Blair
2h 10m

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